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Prof Fary Ghassemlooy


Department: Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering

Professor Ghassemlooy received his BSc (Hons) degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from the Manchester Metropolitan University in 1981, and his MSc and PhD in Optical Communications from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology (UMIST), in 1984 and 1987, respectively with Scholarships from the Engineering and Physical Science Research Council, UK. From 1986-87 worked in UMIST and from 1987 to 1988 was a Post-doctoral Research Fellow at the City University, London.

In 1988 he joined Sheffield Hallam University as a Lecturer, becoming a Reader in 1995 and a Professor in Optical Communications in 1997. From 2004 until 2012, was an Associate Dean for Research in the School of Computing, Engineering and Information Sciences and in 2012 he became Associate Dean for Research and Innovation in the Faculty of Engineering and Environment, at Northumbria University at Newcastle, UK. He also heads the Northumbria Communications Research Laboratories within the Faculty.

In 2001 he was a recipient of the Tan Chin Tuan Fellowship in Engineering from the Nanyang Technological University in Singapore to work on the photonic technology. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Optics and Applications, The Mediterranean Journal Electronics and Communications and currently serves on the Editorial Committees of number international journals. He is the founder and the Chairman of the IEEE, IET International Symposium on Communication Systems, Network and Digital Signal Processing.

Fary Ghassemlooy

Key Publications

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  • A 40 Mb/s VLC System Reusing an Existing Large LED Panel in an Indoor Office Environment, Li, X., Ghassemlooy, Z., Zvánovec, S., Haigh, P. 2 Mar 2021, In: Sensors
  • A Machine Learning Based Signal Demodulator in NOMA-VLC, Lin, B., Lai, Q., Ghassemlooy, Z., Tang, X. 15 May 2021, In: Journal of Lightwave Technology
  • An energy-efficient recovery algorithm for the free space optical communications network via reflections, Yin, R., Ghassemlooy, Z., Eso, E., Liu, L. 1 Sep 2021, In: Optik
  • An Equivalent Circuit Model of a Commercial LED with an ESD Protection Component for VLC, Li, X., Ghassemlooy, Z., Zvanovec, S., Alves, L. 1 Aug 2021, In: IEEE Photonics Technology Letters
  • An Indoor Visible Light Positioning System Using Tilted LEDs with High Accuracy, Chaudhary, N., Younus, O., Alves, L., Ghassemlooy, F., Zvanovec, S., Le-Minh, H. 29 Jan 2021, In: Sensors
  • A SIMO Hybrid Visible Light Communication System for Optical IoT, Teli, S., Chvojka, P., Vitek, S., Zvanovec, S., Perez-Jimenez, R., Ghassemlooy, Z. 19 Jul 2021, In: IEEE Internet of Things Journal
  • Design and Demonstration of a TDD-Based Central-Coordinated Resource-Reserved Multiple Access (CRMA) Scheme for Bidirectional VLC Networking, Chen, Q., Han, D., Zhang, M., Ghassemlooy, Z., Boucouvalas, A., Zhang, Z., Li, T., Jiang, X. 4 Jan 2021, In: IEEE Access
  • Editorial to the Special Issue on "Visible Light Communications, Networking, and Sensing", Zvánovec, S., Ghassemlooy, Z., Perez-Jimenez, R., Alves, L. 10 Jun 2021, In: Sensors
  • Experimental comparison of DSB and CS-DSB mmW formats over a hybrid fiber and FSO fronthaul network for 5G, Bohata, J., Nguyen, D., Spáčil, J., Komanec, M., Ortega, B., Vallejo, L., Ghassemlooy, Z., Zvánovec, S. 16 Aug 2021, In: Optics Express
  • FDLA: A Novel Frequency Diversity and Link Aggregation Solution for Handover in an Indoor Vehicular VLC Network, Jarchlo, E., Eso, E., Doroud, H., Zubow, A., Dressler, F., Ghassemlooy, Z., Siessegger, B., Caire, G. 27 Apr 2021, In: IEEE Transactions on Network and Service Management

PGR Supervision

  • It Lee Free-Space Optical Communication Systems with a Partially Coherent Gaussian Beam and Media Diversity Start Date: 17/01/2011 End Date: 22/05/2014
  • Navid Bani Hassan MIMO Visible Light Communications with Camera-Based Receiver for Intelligent Transport Systems Start Date: 01/10/2015 End Date: 26/07/2019
  • Paul Haigh Using Equalizers to Increase Data Rates in Organic Photonic Devices for Visible Light Communications Systems Start Date: 28/02/2011 End Date: 17/09/2014
  • Khald Werfli Experimental Investigation of the Generalised Multi-Band Carrier-less Amplitude and Phase Modulation in Visible Light Communications Start Date: 21/02/2014 End Date: 07/11/2018
  • Aymen Ben Dhahbi Gatri Performance Optimisation Mechanisms For Optical Wireless Communication Systems Start Date: 11/05/2010 End Date: 01/06/2018
  • Rupak Paudel Modelling and Analysis of Free Space Optical Link for Ground-to-Train Communications Start Date: 15/01/2010 End Date: 13/11/2014
  • Norhanis Mohd Nor Study of All-Optical FSO Relay Based Systems Under the influence of the Atmospheric Turbulence Channel Start Date: 21/11/2013 End Date: 10/10/2018
  • Mojtaba Mansour Abadi A Hybrid Free Space Optics/Radio Frequency Antenna - Design and Evaluation Start Date: 13/03/2012 End Date: 27/02/2017
  • Mu'Tsam Jarajreh Coherent Optical OFDM Modem Employing Artificial Neural Networks for Dispersion and Nonlinearity Compensation in a Long-Haul Transmission System Start Date: 01/09/2008 End Date: 27/09/2012
  • Lei Liu Investigation of Aperture Coupled Microstrip Antenna to Obtain a High Efficient Active Integrated Antenna by Using Class F and Inverse Class F Power Amplifiers Start Date: 31/10/2010 End Date: 27/03/2014
  • Muhammad Ijaz Experimental Characterisation and Modelling of Atmospheric Fog and Turbulence in FSO Start Date: 05/10/2009 End Date: 17/10/2013
  • Dehao Wu Cellular Indoor Optical Wireless Communication Systems Start Date: 07/01/2010 End Date: 17/10/2013
  • Salam Al Zaidi Optical and Electrical Characteristics of Vertical-Cavity Surface-Emitting Lasers for Free Space Optical Communications Start Date: 13/05/2013 End Date: 05/04/2016
  • Zina Abu Almaalie Free Space Optical Wireless Communication with Physical Layer Network Coding Start Date: 01/05/2012 End Date: 24/05/2017
  • Elizabeth Eso Multi-Hop Vehicular Visible Light Communications Start Date: 01/10/2018
  • Othman Younus Artificial Intelligence Based Visible Light and Optical Camera Communications for Indoor Localizations Start Date: 01/03/2019
  • Xicong Li Extending the Effective VLC System Bandwidth Using Equalisers Start Date: 01/10/2018
  • Nithin Mohan Relayed Free Space Optics for Train Operators (ROTOR) Start Date: 01/10/2018
  • Zun Htay High-speed Radio over Free Space Optics employing high power VCSELs at 850 nm Start Date: 01/10/2019
  • Osama Saied Orthogonal frequency division multiplexing for indoor visible light communication links Start Date: 13/06/2013 End Date: 10/10/2018


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